16 - 22 June 2014
16 JUNE 2014
In his capacity as Acting Executive Secretary of the UNECE, the Acting Director-General participated in the meeting of the Regional Coordination Mechanism for Europe and Central Asia.
The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Thomas Gass, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Wilfried Lemke, Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on Sport for Development and Peace.
The Acting Director-General met with H.E. Mr. Henk Cor van der Kwast, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Conference on Disarmament.
The Acting Director-General greeted the Secretary-General upon his arrival in Geneva.
17 JUNE 2014
As member of the Secretary-General’s delegation, the Acting Director-General participated in a meeting with Mr. António Guterres, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and H.E. Mr. CHOI Seokyoung, Chairperson of the Executive Committee Bureau of UNHCR and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.
The Acting Director-General attended a reception for the 50th Anniversary of UNCTAD.
The Acting Director-General participated in the opening of the 28th Special Session of the Trade and Development Board of UNCTAD in celebration of the 50th anniversary of UNCTAD.
As member of the Secretary-General’s delegation, the Acting Director-General accompanied the Secretary-General on his visit of the OCHA Emergency Relief Coordination Centre.
As member of the Secretary-General’s delegation, the Acting Director-General participated in a meeting with Mr. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which was followed by a visit of the Olympic Museum and by a dinner hosted by the IOC in honour of the Secretary-General and his spouse
18 JUNE 2014
As member of the Secretary-General’s delegation, the Acting Director-General participated in a meeting with H.E. Dr. Nabil El-Araby, Secretary General of the League of Arab States.
As member of the Secretary-General’s delegation, the Acting Director-General accompanied the Secretary-General to the International Labour Organization and participated in an event on youth employment.
The Acting Director-General hosted his monthly informal luncheon for the Heads of the United Nations and others entities based in Geneva
The Acting Director-General bade farewell to the Secretary-General upon his departure from Geneva.
The Acting Director-General met with Mr. Miguel Angel Moratinos, President of the ONUART Foundation.
19 JUNE 2014
The Acting Director-General met with a delegation from the Grand Conseil de Genève. This meeting, organized at the Hôtel-de-Ville by the President of the Grand Conseil, Mr. Antoine Droin, was followed by a lunch hosted by the Grand Conseil.
The Acting Director-General met with Ms. Leni Stenseth, newly appointed Deputy Director General of the Division for UN policies in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs,.